Risk Science: What You Need to Read Today
Earthquakes are a natural hazard — except when they’re man-made.
The formation of a distinct pattern of sea surface temperatures in the middle of the North Pacific Ocean can predict an increased chance of summertime heat waves in the eastern half of the United States .
Why do we care so much more if you are killed by a terrorist than by a drunken driver or an apolitically deranged individual with a gun?
Like a high stakes match of rock-paper-scissors, summertime pollution trumps both wind and precipitation
Risk Business: What You Need to Read Today
Capital markets may not be fully appreciating the nuances of the underlying risks and simply treating catastrophe risks like other BB asset classes.
Nephila Capital is raising new capital as it eyes weather hedging opportunities in renewable energy and disruption in cat risk insurance underwriting.
The cybersecurity insurance market is still in its infancy but greater availability of incident data to strengthen underwriting may encourage further carrier participation.
Jeffery Bragg was as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Insurance Management Solutions Group Inc.
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